AmeriCorps Literacy Lead

Reading Partners

About the organization

Reading Partners is a national nonprofit that mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade.

Duties

Direct Tutoring & Student Support
- Tutor an average of 10-15 target students twice per week, either 1:1 or in small groups
- Identify alternative methods to provide more intensive and individualized literacy strategies to meet our students’ learning needs
- Manage student records, and track student progress
- Administer student assessments
- Provide coverage for reading centers if a Program Coordinator is absent
- Relationship Management & Communication
- Forge and maintain positive relationships
- Create a positive tutoring environment for students and caregivers
- Serve as a model of ideal tutoring practices for volunteer tutors, and support volunteers in developing their tutoring skillset

Qualifications

- Possess a high school diploma or GED
- Hold US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status
- Be at least 18-years old at the beginning of your service
- Have not completed more than four (4) terms with AmeriCorps
- Root your service in our vision & values
- Pay strong attention to detail and manage competing priorities effectively
- Are open to learning technology systems like Salesforce, Google Apps, and Zoom
- Are able to both collaborate in a team environment and work independently
- Bonus points if you are an AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service alum/alumna; and/or have experience volunteering with community-based or education programs

Salary

Varies, Depending on Region

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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